Dealing with Dialogue in Your Writing – Help Guide
Calendario 07 / June / 2017 Cantidad de comentario Sin Comentarios

Compared to Real Life When you think of adding dialogue into your writing it’s always easy to think of how people actually talk. But if you sit and listen to conversations, this wouldn’t quite work on paper. Imagine reading people using ‘um’ and ‘err’, and speaking over each other. Sure, some interruptions can work well on paper, but not to the extent that they do in real life. Similarly, real world conversations have a tendency to switch from one topic… Read more

Putting off Proofreading – Helpful Reminder for that Part we Hate
Calendario 03 / May / 2017 Cantidad de comentario Sin Comentarios

Proofreading is not the easiest job to attempt after staring at your screen after hours on end. Many of us do not enjoy this part at all, but it is sadly something that has to be done. And if not done correctly, you will most definitely hear about it. It doesn’t have to be scary or agonising though. You could make (or ask nicely) a friend to have a read of it for you. It is usually someone that has… Read more

The Importance of Being Comfortable – Helpful Writing Tips
Calendario 20 / April / 2017 Cantidad de comentario Sin Comentarios

  The desk, the armchair, the park, the coffee shop… all, and many more are places that writers find themselves at peace and the best location for them to be able to get those creative ideas flowing. The concept of being comfortable and at ease in your surroundings plays more of a roll than you may be aware. For example, you may not be one for being able to create your best work at a desk in the daytime. The… Read more

Which Point of View to use – A Helpful Guide if You’re Unsure
Calendario 19 / April / 2017 Cantidad de comentario Sin Comentarios

Which Point of View to use… The way you approach the angle you choose to take with your book is a huge one, so don’t worry if you have found yourself on this page looking for some advice. Deciding between first, second or third person is a decision that all writers face and is one to be considered carefully. It not only determines the ways in which the author sees the story but more importantly, how your readers are going… Read more

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover – A Helpful Guide
Calendario 17 / April / 2017 Cantidad de comentario Sin Comentarios

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover   We’re told this from such a young age, but in reality we do the opposite. No, not about people, in which we all know this phrase can be applied to – but with books. The cover is more often than not the reason why we pick up the book in the first place. Obviously if you have gone in to the book store looking for a specific book then perhaps the cover… Read more